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A 30-year-old man presents complaining of facial pain and nasal congestion...

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asked May 13, 2014 in Otolaryngology by Rajesh Bahara

A 30-year-old man presents complaining of facial pain and nasal congestion with a yellow nasal discharge after an upper respiratory tract infection 10 days ago. Physical examination reveals a temperature of 100.8°F. The patient has maxillary sinus tenderness with palpation and the nasal mucosa is pale with some yellowish drainage. Clouding of the maxillary sinus is seen with transillumination. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Acute sinusitis

b. Chronic sinusitis

c. Vincent’s angina

d. Ludwig’s angina

e. Orbital cellulitis

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a. Acute sinusitis
answered May 13, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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